What does Boaz mean?
Boaz /boaz/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin. Possibly "swiftness" or "strength". Biblical: names of several characters, including the second husband of Ruth, who treats her generously. Revived by the Puritans and occasionally used in England in the 17th and 18th centuries. Now very rare. Sometimes used in Jewish families.
(male) Bobaz, Bobo, ..
(female) Boicea, Bois, ..
How popular is Boaz?
Boaz is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#9506 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Boaz for boys. Boaz entered the list in 2009 and reached its peak rank of #1351 in the U.S. in 2013, and is currently at #1436. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Boaz is pronounced similarly to Baz, Bazz, Boyce and Buzz. Other suggested similar names are Ban, Bar, Bat, Bax, Bay, Beal, Bear, Beau▲, Blaze▲, Bo▲, Bob▼, Boban, Boe, Bogy, Boid, Bonar, Bond, Boni, Boot, Borak, Borg, Born, Both, Bow, Boyd▼, Boyn, Brad▼, Brae, Bram, Bran, Bray, Caz, Chaz▼, Gaz, Horaz, Kaz, Niaz, Paz and Taz. These names tend to be more commonly used than Boaz.